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'''Man or Astro-man?''' is a surf rock group that formed in Auburn, Alabama, in the early 1990s and came to prominence over the following decade. Primarily instrumental rock|instrumental, Man or Astro-man? blended the surf rock style of the early 1960s like that of Dick Dale and The Spotnicks with the new wave music|new wave and punk rock sounds of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Man or Astro-man? was known for their anachronism|anachronistic dedication to List of science fiction themes|science fiction themes, Sampling (music)|audio samples, obscure electronic devices (such as theremins and tesla coils), and high-energy live performances. Their earlier albums like ''Is It ... Man or Astroman?'' and ''Destroy All Astromen!'' were known for their traditional surf rock instrumentation and sci-fi sound bite song introductions, but their later albums like ''EEVIAC Operational...
Alias| origin = Auburn, Alabama|Auburn, Alabama, United States
GenreSurf rock, indie rock, space rock, garage rock, garage punk, electronic rock, psychedelic rock
Years active{{start date|1992}}–present
LabelEstrus Records|Estrus, Au Go Go Records|Au Go Go, One Louder, Touch and Go Records|Touch and Go, Sympathy for the Record Industry
Associated actsServotron, The Boster
Website| current_members = Brian "Boirdstuff" Teasley
Brian "Star Crunch" Causey
Robert "Coco the Electronic Monkey" del Bueno
Past members| module =
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